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Arlington Snow Emergency Starts 1 a.m. Wednesday

There will be no trash collection Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Arlington and a one-day delay the rest of the week.

The following is from the Town of Arlington.

Snow Emergency/Parking Ban Declared

The Town of Arlington has declared a snow emergency/parking ban, effective Wednesday February 5th at 1 a.m. until further notice.

During a Snow Emergency, a parking ban is in place on all streets and municipal parking lots.  It is crucial to keep cars off the streets during this time to allow the Town to clear the roads.  Any vehicles parked on the streets during these hours will be subject to ticketing and towing.

Pilot Program Parking at Russell Common Lot

As part of a pilot, there will be some parking spots available at Russell Common Parking lot on a first come first serve basis. Cars parked during the emergency must be moved one hour after the ban has been lifted. Please see map for location of these spots.

No Trash Collection Feb. 5

There will be no collection of trash and recycling on Wednesday, February 5th. There will be a one-day delay of collection the rest of the week.

Office Hours Feb. 5

For Town Hall Administrative Offices and library hours on February 5th, please check arlingtonma.gov or robbinslibrary.org before visiting.

Storm Monitoring and Important Numbers

Public Works and Town officials will be deployed and will monitor the storm’s progress. Storms can be unpredictable and residents are reminded of the following important phone numbers:

- Report downed electrical wires: call 911 and NSTAR at 1-800-592-2000.

- Report a power outage to NStar at 1-800-592-2000 or at nstar.com.

- Report a downed street tree or limb to DPW dispatch at 781-316-3301.

- Verizon customers can call for service interruptions 1-800-Verizon.

Please monitor local media for updated storm conditions.

Storm Clean Up

After a storm it is equally important for all residents and businesses to keep public walkways clear.  Other ways to help, include shoveling out fire hydrants by your property or that of a neighbor and clearing any catch basins near your property.

For additional Snow and Ice Information including Snow Removal Procedures, Policies, Tips and Snow & Ice Dispatch visit arlingtonma.gov/snow

Your cooperation helps keep Arlington a safe place for all.

Wind Dummy 25 February 04, 2014 at 07:27 PM
More snow?? Excellent- Excellent! Remember your snow etiquette. Everyone Suit up early ! No big games.

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